28 January 2022

Caleotto restarts operations following safety system upgrade

Caleotto, a high-quality wire rods manufacturer, restarts the production in Lecco’s line after the latest safety upgrade was finalized by AIC in mid-January.

The project basically has consisted in improving roughing and 1&2 intermediate mill area, through a new software integration for interblocks and access management. Part of the job even entailed renewed drives.

The plant has been split into individual security areas to coordinate and control access, as well as avoid shutdowns. Moreover, smart locks in the loading and unloading areas, linked to the plant network, will safely guarantee management and cutting operations.

As a benefit, operators who have requested the safety of the area can inhibit any other operation: this will prevent incorrect or involuntary re-closing, preventing the possible restart of the machines and of the whole system.

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